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Poverty in the Gambia,

the number of people living in poverty in The Gambia increased by 0.15 million between 2010 and 2015/16 as a result of rapid population growth and poor economic performance (3 percent GDP growth rate).

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  • Author: Sanna Manjang, Senior Statistician
  • Published: November 16, 2017 12:00 am

African Statistics Day 2017

African Statistics Day 2017 will be celebrated on 18 November 2017. Each year Africa celebrates this day to raise public awareness of the importance of statistics in all aspects of social and economic life.

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  • Author: Sanna Manjang, Senior Statistician
  • Published: November 15, 2017 12:00 am

Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) - An Introduction

The Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) is a household survey developed by UNICEF in 1995 to assist countries in filling data gaps for monitoring the situation of families and households, especially children and women.

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  • Author: Sanna Manjang, Senior Statistician
  • Published: November 13, 2017 12:00 am

Mean Household Size

The Census 2013 showed that the average household size was 8.3 while it is 6.9 in the 2015/16 Integrated Household Survey (IHS).

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  • Published: October 2, 2017 4:55 pm

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Year-on-year overall index has by 8.4% from June 2016 to June 2017 with a corresponding Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages increased by 9.0%.

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  • Author: Lamin L. Dibba, Principal Statistician
  • Published: October 2, 2017 4:52 pm

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